Your carbohydrate counting plan for appropriate blood sugar control is based on your body size, weight loss needs, medication needs, blood sugar readings, etc. IT is not a one-size-fits-all diet plan. Please see a diabetes educator and then use your individualized plan here at SP. dietitian Becky
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SP doesn't cater to diabetics, they have plans that work for prity much everyone but a diabetic - we're on our own as it currently stands with that here.
Best you can do is to see a diabetic dietitian and have him/her work out a meal plan with you that you will be able to follow.
You might check out the American Diabetes Association's web site - they do have meal ideas there plus a forum that might prove helpful to you.
Your 1600 calorie meal plan, should also be broken down into the correct amount of carbohydrates to have at each meal and snack. Have you worked with a diabetes educator on your meal plan needs??? Becky, Your SP Registered Dietitian
1 slice toasted whole wheat bread with 1 teaspoon margarine 1/4 cup egg substitute or cottage cheese 1/2 cup oatmeal 1/2 cup skim milk 1/2 small banana
Lunch (535 calories, 75 grams carbohydrate)
1 cup vegetable soup with 4-6 crackers 1 turkey sandwich (2 slices whole wheat bread, 1 ounce turkey and 1 ounce low-fat cheese, 1 teaspoon mayonnaise) 1 small apple
Dinner (635 calories, 65 grams carbohydrate)
4 ounces broiled chicken breast with basil and oregano sprinkled on top 2/3 cup cooked brown rice 1/2 cup cooked carrots 1 small whole grain dinner roll with 1 teaspoon margarine Tossed salad with 2 tablespoons low-fat salad dressing 4 unsweetened canned apricot halves or 1 small slice of angel food cake
Snacks (Each has 60 calories or 15 grams carbohydrate. Pick two per day.)
16 fat-free tortilla chips with salsa 1/2 cup artificially sweetened chocolate pudding 1 ounce string cheese plus one small piece of fruit 3 cups "lite" popcorn"
Edited by: BLEUBUTTERFLY09 at: 3/16/2009 (13:55)
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Can anyone help come up with diabetic meal plans that comes out to be 1600 calories a day? If I did Weight Watchers how many points does that average out to be? This should also include 3 snacks a day. I am really struggling here. Thanks
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